On Space http://aviationweek.com/blog/6698/feed en Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy To No Longer Counsel Trump http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump <div class="node-body blog-body">Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Defense Space AW.com The Trump Era North America Things With Wings Ares On Space Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:59:00 +0000 1672861 at http://aviationweek.com Apollo 17's Gene Cernan Remembered http://aviationweek.com/blog/apollo-17s-gene-cernan-remembered <div class="node-body blog-body">The death of Eugene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 and the last human to stand on the lunar surface, has prompted a global reaction.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/apollo-17s-gene-cernan-remembered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/apollo-17s-gene-cernan-remembered#comments Space North America On Space Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:24:00 +0000 1568541 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, left, and Apollo 17 commander Gene Cernan, the first and last men to stand on the moon, confer before a U. S. House Science, Space and Technology hearing in Washington in 2010. &nbsp;Photo credit: NASA.</p> Editor’s Perspective: My John Glenn Story http://aviationweek.com/blog/editor-s-perspective-my-john-glenn-story <div class="node-body blog-body">Aviation Week's Editor-in-Chief had his first exchange with John Glenn when he was 12 years old. The topic: Air Force One.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/editor-s-perspective-my-john-glenn-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/editor-s-perspective-my-john-glenn-story#comments Space On Space Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:09:00 +0000 1554561 at http://aviationweek.com Trump Carrier Impact: Faster Automation http://aviationweek.com/blog/trump-carrier-impact-faster-automation <div class="node-body blog-body">The president-elect just sped up automation in A&D manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/trump-carrier-impact-faster-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/trump-carrier-impact-faster-automation#comments Defense North America Things With Wings Ares On Space Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:36:00 +0000 1549101 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX to Launch SES-9 Atop Falcon 9 http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-launch-ses-9-atop-falcon-9 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>SpaceX&nbsp;is ready to launch the SES-9 commercial communications satellite for Luxembourg fleet operator SES on Feb. 24. But the Hawthorne, Calif.-based company&nbsp;will not&nbsp;attempt a land-based recovery of the Falcon 9 core stage, owing to performance requirements needed to get the 5,330-kg spacecraft to geosynchronous orbit in the first quarter of this year.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-launch-ses-9-atop-falcon-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-launch-ses-9-atop-falcon-9#comments Blog Space Europe North America On Space Tue, 23 Feb 2016 22:55:00 +0000 1414061 at http://aviationweek.com North Pole of Saturn's Moon Enceladus Seen In Fresh Detail http://aviationweek.com/blog/north-pole-saturns-moon-enceladus-seen-fresh-detail <div class="node-body blog-body">Scientists expected the north polar region of Enceladus to be heavily cratered, based on low-resolution images from the Voyager mission, but the new high-resolution Cassini images show a landscape of stark contrasts.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/north-pole-saturns-moon-enceladus-seen-fresh-detail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/north-pole-saturns-moon-enceladus-seen-fresh-detail#comments Blog Space On Space Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:14:00 +0000 1366491 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Offers Its Patents To Start-ups http://aviationweek.com/blog/nasa-offers-its-patents-start-ups <div class="node-body blog-body">NASA is offering commercial startups initial no fee access to hundreds of its patented technologies as a means of creating greater access to new U. S. developed products and services.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/nasa-offers-its-patents-start-ups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/nasa-offers-its-patents-start-ups#comments Blog Space On Space Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:06:00 +0000 1363801 at http://aviationweek.com Russian Progress International Space Station Cargo Delivery a Success http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-progress-international-space-station-cargo-delivery-success <div class="node-body blog-body">"A flawless six hour journey for the Progress 61 vehicle, every step of the way," said Rob Navias, NASA public affairs officer, from the agency's Mission Control, where Thursday's Russian Progress launch and docking were monitored. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-progress-international-space-station-cargo-delivery-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-progress-international-space-station-cargo-delivery-success#comments Space On Space Thu, 01 Oct 2015 22:55:00 +0000 1361631 at http://aviationweek.com The Martian's NASA Landing Successful http://aviationweek.com/blog/martians-nasa-landing-successful <div class="node-body blog-body">"We never forget how serious the physics is," Rex Walheim, who leads the exploration branch of NASA's astronaut office, told his Hollywood guests. "We've lost friends in the business." </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/martians-nasa-landing-successful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/martians-nasa-landing-successful#comments Space On Space Thu, 17 Sep 2015 17:08:00 +0000 1356941 at http://aviationweek.com Soyuz Landing Returns Russian Record Setter http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-landing-returns-russian-record-setter <div class="node-body blog-body">"That's it guys," Soyuz commander Gennady Padalka told crewmates moments before touchdown. "You can relax now." </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-landing-returns-russian-record-setter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-landing-returns-russian-record-setter#comments Space On Space Sat, 12 Sep 2015 00:46:00 +0000 1354151 at http://aviationweek.com